First launched with 2.0 TDI back in June 2012, Audi Q3 is India’s best selling luxury compact SUV. In Feb 2013, Audi added one more variant to the Q3, this time in the form of a 2.0 TFSI petrol variant. Later in August 2013, Audi launched the most affordable Q3 variant – Q3 S. This one came with a less powerful 2.0 TDI and manual transmission.
Now, Audi further extends the Q3 line-up with the launch of Q3 Dynamic. Powered by Audi’s 2.0 TDI generating 177 PS power and 380 Nm of peak torque, the new Q3 Dynamic is loaded with new features. First of them is the Audi’s Drive Select. This is the first time that Audi has introduced this feature in Q3. With Audi Drive Selct, at the touch of a button, you will be able to tune the car’s drive mode suiting road condition. The three modes on offer are – Comfort, Auto and Dynamic.
Apart from this, Q3 Dynamic comes with 17” alloy wheels with 5 spoke ‘Trias’ design, Heat-insulating glass, Xenon Plus with LED daytime running lights, Clear Lens LED tail lamp, Dynamic Headlight range adjustment, Full Chrome Grill – Underbody guards at the Front & rear bumpers, 3 new exterior colours – Florett Silver, Mythos Black and Monsoon Grey.
On the inside, you will find – Multi function leather steering wheel, High gloss package, Inlays in walnut brown, Storage package, Front seats electrically adjustable, 4 way lumbar support for Front seats, Driver Information system, Light & rain sensor.
For passenger safety, Audi Q3 Dynamic offers – 6 airbags, Electronic stabilization program, Parking Aid Plus, Light and Rain sensor, quattro four wheel drive. For comfort, features on offer include Auto Release function, Hill start assist, Cruise control, 2 Zone Deluxe automatic air conditioning system, Dynamic comfort suspension.
Infotainment features on offer include – Audi Sound system with 10 Speakers including a subwoofer, Voice dialogue system, 5.8“ Retractable MMI screen, Concert Radio, Audi Music interface, and Bluetooth with Audio streaming.
With a total of four new variants on offer, Audi India has positioned their Q3 SUV in a commandable position against rivals BMW X1 and Mercedes Benz GLA, which is scheduled for launch on 30th Sep.